More than 30 cows died in a fire in Sonkajärvi

<1> <2> <3> <4> <5> <6> A farm fire broke out in Sonkajärvi Municipality of North Savo Region late Friday night. <7> <8> The Northern Savo Rescue Service reported that farm workers have rescued 28 animals from the barn. However, more than 30 cows died in the fire. <9> <10> The barn is about 600 square meters. When the fire brigade arrived, the building was completely engulfed in flames. A total of eight brigades were involved in extinguishing the fire. <11> <12> According to firefighter <13> Tommi Antikainen <14>, the fire spread to five neighboring buildings, including warehouses and a garage. In addition, the fuel storage compartment caught fire, but the fire was extinguished before the fuel caught on. <15> <16> The farm workers were not injured. The cause of the fire is still unknown. <17>